Preparing for Your Visit

Thank you for choosing Jefferson Health New Jersey for your health care needs. This section will provide you with resources for your upcoming visit. Should you have any additional questions, please contact us.

Preparing Your Visit

Why Jefferson Health New Jersey?

Whether you're an employee, a patient or a caregiver, Jefferson Health New Jersey only knows one way to treat you—and that's WELL. We make it a point to treat everyone who walks through our doors with kindness, respect, and dignity because that's how we want to be treated. It's pretty simple, really.

About Your Hospital Stay

Getting ready for a hospital stay is just like anything else—the more you prepare, the better you do. Whether you're unsure what to bring, where to park or you have other questions or concerns, the following sections will have you and your family well-prepared for your upcoming stay—physically, mentally and emotionally.

Locations & Visitors Hours

Patient Rights

As a Jefferson Health New Jersey guest, we want to ensure that you feel safe, well cared for, and respected. These things aren't just what you should expect from any hospital, they're your rights. In fact, there is an entire list of patient rights that each state must adhere to. Find out which rights you have as a patient in the state of New Jersey.

Joint Notice of Privacy Practices

This Notice describes the privacy practices of Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), including the clinical operations referred to as Jefferson Health, which includes Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc. (TJUH, Inc.), Jefferson University Physicians (JUP), Abington Hospital, Abington Lansdale Hospital, Abington Health Physicians, Aria Health, Aria Health Physician Services, Kennedy University Hospital, Inc., Kennedy Medical Group Practice, P.C., and “Jefferson Health”), Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. This list of facilities may change from time to time; you may obtain an updated list of facilities by calling 1-833-391-2547.

Living Will

At Jefferson Health New Jersey, we want to make sure any decisions made regarding your life-prolonging treatment are made by you. As a patient of Jefferson Health New Jersey, you'll have the opportunity to learn about and make a valid Living Will or to appoint a proxy to speak for you should you not be able to make decisions or communicate your decisions.

Billing, Finance, and Insurance

At Jefferson Health New Jersey, we don't want anything standing in the way of providing you the care that you need. That's why we accept most major insurances and all Affordable Care Act (ACA) Plans. If you don't have insurance, we'll assign a dedicated Patient Account Representative who will provide you with assistance resources and make any necessary arrangements regarding your bill payment.

Discharge Planning

As a Jefferson Health New Jersey patient, you'll be assigned both a case manager and a social worker, although you may not require both or either of their services. These professionals will help facilitate your care while you're in the hospital, as well as coordinate your discharge plan to get you back to the life you love and ensure you continue to receive the care you need once you have left the hospital.

Hospital Charges

As of January 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring that all hospitals post a comprehensive, online list of charges for services and goods that the hospital provides to its patient. The list, also known as a chargemaster, is intended to help you easily access charge information to improve price transparency. CMS also requires hospitals to post their charge per Diagnostic Related Group (DRG). We have provided that information below.